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1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
2. New Memphis Promotes Dakin to Pilot ‘Launch’ Initiative
- Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Frankie Dakin has been promoted to director of strategic initiatives at New Memphis, a role in which he’ll pilot the organization’s new Launch: Campus to Career program. The initiative, which builds on New Memphis’ Summer Experience, connects college students with professional opportunities and networks to inspire them to launch careers in Memphis. Dakin will lead the program, encouraging area students to find and prepare for internships with local employers.
3. Clarion's Heathcott Named NAWBO Women Business Owner of the Year
- Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Kim Heathcott, founder and CEO of Clarion Security, recently was named the National Association of Women Business Owners’ 2017 Women Business Owner of the Year. The award, one of NAWBO’s highest honors, recognizes an entrepreneur who excels at strategy, operations, finances and problem solving; overcomes adversity; and gives back to her community.
Heathcott, who founded Clarion in 2010 with one customer, has grown to 600 employees and around 90 customers.
4. Collierville, Millington Mayoral Races Top Suburban Ballots in November
- Thursday, August 18, 2016
The mayors of Collierville and Millington are running for re-election on the November ballot and as the noon Thursday, Aug. 18, filing deadline approaches for the Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal ballots the two mayors have challengers.
5. Opportunities for ‘B’ Buildings in ‘A’ Markets
- Saturday, May 9, 2015
Perched on floor 31 of the iconic Clark Tower office building in East Memphis, immigration attorney Eric Henton offers clients from around the Southeastern U.S. an incredible view of Memphis.
“The first thing my clients generally notice when they walk into my office is how beautiful, calm and green Memphis looks from above,” Henton said. “In many cases, my clients have never been up so high and it is fun to watch their reaction.”
6. Crone Promoted at Trane Mid-South
- Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Crone has been promoted to comprehensive solutions business development manager with Trane Mid-South. In his new role, Crone will work with large commercial, industrial and institutional customers throughout the Mid-South to develop performance-based comprehensive solutions for capital improvements and operational efficiencies.
7. Marx-Bensdorf Expands in East Memphis
- Friday, September 19, 2014
A prominent Memphis realty company has expanded its presence in East Memphis. Marx-Bensdorf Realtors has grown in the office building at 5860 Ridgeway Loop Blvd. by 526 square feet, bringing its total to 4,653 square feet.
8. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
9. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
10. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
11. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.
12. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Flashdance” Thursday, Sept. 19, through Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for showtimes and tickets.
14. Industrial Readiness
- Saturday, August 3, 2013
Laura Hine remembers her first week at the Workforce Investment Network office in Memphis.
She specifically recalls a table filled with job applications for Blues City Brewing and how few of those applying were ready for one of the first signs of new life in Memphis’ manufacturing sector.
15. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
16. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
17. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
18. Study: Women Underrepresented in Big Tenn. Firms
- Wednesday, February 23, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – A study has found that women remain underrepresented in corporate leadership posts at publicly traded companies in Tennessee.
The report found that more than 91 percent of the 617 corporate directors were men at a time when women made up 48 percent of the Tennessee work force. Of the 72 public corporations, 46 percent had no women directors.
19. Grubb & Ellis’ deWitt Appointed To MAAR Commercial Council
- Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Greg deWitt of Grubb & Ellis Co. has been appointed to the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He will take over one of the council’s director seats next year before becoming the council’s vice president in 2012.
20. Evolve Bank & Trust Names Holland to Board
- Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Evolve Bank & Trust has named Lewis E. Holland to its board of directors.
Holland served six years as president of the regional investment banking firm UMIC Inc., and after its sale in 1988 became a partner at the Memphis office of Ernst & Young LLP.
21. Judicial Nominating Commission Seeks Leader
- Thursday, February 4, 2010
The state commission that recommends finalists for judicial vacancies has a vacancy of its own.
Bill Young of Chattanooga is acting chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission following the resignation of former JNC Chairman David Bautista of Johnson City.
22. Society of Entrepreneurs Names Crye Master Entrepreneur
- Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Harold Crye, co-founder and chief executive officer of Crye-Leike Realtors, has been honored as the 2009 Master Entrepreneur by the Society of Entrepreneurs in partnership with Junior Achievement of Memphis.
23. Dave Robbins Receives Highest Recognition In Restoration Industry
- Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Dave Robbins of Crawford, Smith & Sharp LLC recently was awarded the Certified Restorer (CR) designation from the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration. The CR designation is the highest recognition awarded in the restoration industry. Since its inception in 1976, only 485 individuals have earned the designation.
24. Goldstein Named MAAR Associate of the Year
- Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Crye-Leike Realtors associate Pat Goldstein has been awarded the 2006 Realtor Associate of the Year Award by the Memphis Area Association of Realtors. Goldstein has worked as an agent for 23 years and specializes in residential, relocation, first-time homebuyers and new home real estate sales.
25. Johnson Appointed to Vacant County Board of Education Seat
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Dr. Fred Johnson has been appointed to the Shelby County Board of Education. Johnson also is a Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) board member. Johnson will fill the vacancy left by Wyatt Bunker, who left the board to serve on the County Commission. Johnson has served as a MATCU board member since 1996.
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Fidelity Investments Names Memphis Center Manager
Fidelity Investments named Dwayne Craft vice president and manager of the companys Memphis Investor Center. Craft has worked with Fidelity Investments for 14 years. He graduated from N...
27. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Rhodes Psychology Professor to Serve as Diversity Delegate at Leadership Conference
First Horizon Exec Named to Fed Advisory Council
J. Kenneth Glass was appointed to a one-year term on the Federal Reserve Boards Federal Advisory Council. Glas...
28. Archived Article: Main (lead)
- Monday, April 19, 2004
Downtown Readies for Blocks Rebirth
Two more historic buildings will offer mix of new uses
The Daily News
Last week, an important step was taken in the continued quest to re-establish Downtowns Main Street as a cente...
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Nashville Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Attorney Appointed to 30th Judicial District
Nashville attorney Donna M. Fields was appointed to fill a position in the 30th Judicial District, Circuit Court Division 7, replacing recently...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 8, 2003
WMC Forecaster Wins Speech Communicator Award Dave Brown, senior weather forecaster for WMC-TV 5, was named Tennessee Speech Communicator of the Year by the Tennessee Communicator Association. Brown, who has worked for WMC for 26 year...
31. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 8, 2003
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Universit...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 5, 2003
Calendar of events May 5-11
Calendar of events May 5-May 11
The U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development and the city of Memphis are sponsoring a free Renewal Community Tax Incentive Conference at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. W...
33. Archived Article: Pottery (lead)
- Wednesday, October 2, 2002
Pottery studio poised to market to communities creativity
New pottery studio fires imagination
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
When Collierville resident Jennifer VanDyke visited a pottery studio in Franklin, Tenn., a few months ago to paint...
34. Archived Article: Library (lead)
- Friday, December 28, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY E. Memphis neighborhood checks out new library By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News It has now been a month since the newest kid on the 3000 block of Poplar Avenue has moved in, and the jury is still out regarding the impact the new ...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Edward L Edward L. Stanton III joined Armstrong Allen PLLC as an associate member. Stanton comes to the firm from the City of Memphis, where he served as assistant city attorney. Prior to his employment with the city, Stanton worked at the Charles C...
36. Archived Article: Standout St
- Friday, July 23, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Success through service Floyd Harris believes the road to happiness is paved with community activism By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News When Floyd Harris retired from the U.S. Defense Department in 1993, he didnt buy a condominiu...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 3, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...